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Going - Soft To Heavy. Overcast, threat of rain

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €5,247.15 carried forward to Limerick on Sat, 18th Mar. Placepot Pool - €21,264.19 Winning Units - 109.61 Dividend - €135.70. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €4,788.82 carried forward to Limerick on Sat, 18th Mar. Tote Aggregate - €83543.00.

1st
silks
Jefferson Davis (IRE) 4, b g 10-10 (Ms G C Murphy)
(4:22.9 9.81 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 102(+7 after this run)
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Samorra (IRE)(In The Wings)
Breeder - Micheal D. Ryan

(Ring price: 14/1 12/1) SP 14/1

Tote Win €12.70 Place €6.50
loading past form
soon chased leaders, 5th from 4th, progress 6th into 3rd, closed up into 2nd travelling smoothly into straight, on terms from before 2 out, soon led, stayed on well run-in
2nd
2.5L
silks
Killahara Castle (IRE) 6, b f 9-12 (Ms Elaine Burke)
(4:23.4) hd+ Rated 85(+2 after this run)
Vertical Speed (FR) - Tyone Legend (IRE)(Germany (USA))
Breeder - Gerard Moloney

SP 9/2

Place €1.60
loading past form
soon chased leaders, 6th from 4th, went 3rd travelling smoothly into straight, on terms 2 out, soon headed, kept on without matching winner run-in
3rd
2.75L
silks
Tethra (IRE) 6, b f 11-4 (Sean F Gallagher)
(4:24.0) cp5 Rated 98
Echo of Light (GB) - Excelsio (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - G Devlin

(Ring price: 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
held up, 7th from 4th, went 4th travelling smoothly into straight, kept on same pace under pressure from last
4th
3.75L
silks
Like A Demon (GB) 7, b g 11-0 (Camillus Slevin)
(4:24.8) Rated 94(-1 after this run)
Central Park (IRE) - Zamyatina (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Richard Kent & Brian Dunn

(Ring price: 3/1 10/3) SP 3/1fav

loading past form
led, jumped right 3rd and 4th, under pressure into straight, joined from before 2 out, soon headed, no extra and slight mistake last
5th
1.75L
silks
Auntie Chloe (IRE) 4, b f 10-0 (John M Kennedy)
(4:25.2) Rated 97(-1 after this run)
Papal Bull (GB) - Countess Miletrian (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - John Kennedy

SP 8/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd from 4th, 5th and under pressure into straight, soon one pace
6th
1L
silks
Palmabad (FR) 6, ch g 11-12 (Mrs A F Mee)
(4:25.5) sr Rated 106(-1 after this run)
Kapgarde (FR) - Dabaratsa (FR)(Astarabad (USA))
Breeder - EARL H De La Croix Sonnet & M Hosselet

SP 5/1

loading past form
towards rear, mistake 4th, some progress into 8th into straight, no impression when not fluent at last, one pace
7th
8L
silks
Peculiar Genius (IRE) 4, br g 10-8 (Manverton Limited)
(4:27.1) bl1 Rated 100(-1 after this run)
Jeremy (USA) - American Princess (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - Gerry & Aoife Hanratty

(Ring price: 4/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1

loading past form
towards rear, slight mistake 2nd, pushed along to go 7th into straight, soon no impression
8th
27L
silks
Baron Von Chill (GB) 5, b g 11-1 (Carol Hogan)
(4:32.4) Rated 98(-3 after this run)
Sulamani (IRE) - Kings Maiden (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs J. Moffatt & Miss N. Jameson

SP 33/1

loading past form
prominent, soon 2nd, pushed along from 3 out, dropped to 6th and under pressure into straight, weakened
9th
19L
silks
Half Moon Street (IRE) 5, b g 11-8 (Robert Sinclair)
(4:36.3) Rated 102(-2 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Lusos Wonder (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Mr Cyril Carty

SP 14/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th from 4th, under pressure and lost place from 3 out, soon weakened
p.u.
silks
Tropical Express (IRE) 6, b/br f 10-3 (Leslie Braithwaite)
ts1sr Rated 88
Royal Anthem (USA) - Tropical Sunset (IRE)(Overbury (IRE))
Breeder - Edward Ryan

(Ring price: 22/1 25/1) SP 22/1

loading past form
held up, 8th from 4th, tight for room briefly after 6th, under pressure and weakened approaching straight, pulled up before 2 out
Off 3.42
Time 4m. 22.90 secs, which is 9.81 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €129.30
Tote Trifecta- €1121.60
CSF- €80.32
Tricast- €618.73.

Non runner Whitango (lame)
2016 Head Turner 5 10-13 A P Crowe 9/2 (P A Fahy)
2015 Westerner Point 6 11-3 P T Enright 4/1 (Eoghan O'Grady)
2014 Snowell 7 10-6 Mr J J Burke (7) 9/2Fav (Miss Elizabeth Doyle)
2013 Cheap As Chips 5 9-11 A Ring (7) 16/1 (P J Rothwell)
2012 Echo Bob 8 11-12 A E Lynch 7/1 (Henry De Bromhead)

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